Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Senior Vice President Accreditation, Certification, Measurement, and the Institute for Credentialing
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Dr. Chappell is SVP, Accreditation, Certification, Measurement, and the Institute for Credentialing Research and Quality Management. She is responsible for certification of RNs and APRNs; accreditation of organizations that provide continuing nursing education and interprofessional continuing education; and accreditation of residency and fellowship programs for nurses. She directs the Institute for Credentialing Research and quality management department. She holds a baccalaureate in nursing with distinction, a masters of science in advanced clinical nursing, and a doctorate in nursing. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a Distinguished Scholar & Fellow in the National Academies of Practice.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Joint Accreditation - Better Value, Better Education, Better Care! 10 Years, 8+ Healthcare Professions, and 100+ Accredited Organizations…and Growing!
In 2010, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) created a single pathway for the accreditation of organizations that were focused on interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) designed to improve healthcare team performance and/or health outcomes. The goals of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education are aligned with this year’s theme for the Nexus Conference - as we strive to provide better value, support better interprofessional…